Red Onion redesign wins international award

June 15, 2017BLOG, NEWS No Comments

We’re delighted to hear that a magazine designed by Red Onion has received an international award. Unbeknownst to us, our client entered the title into the “Magazine Publishing Improvement” category of the 2017 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards. We competed with education establishments around the world, several with bigger budgets and bigger teams. The yearly … Read More

The new Aldi logo: but which is better?

March 16, 2017BLOG, WHICH IS BETTER? No Comments

Well-known budget German supermarket brand Aldi has refreshed it’s logo. But which is better –  A, the older, angular and box confined version, or B, the softer, newer version? Or do they both simply look like a petrol station? Please give your thoughts below… Read more about it here

Top 5… Graphic Design Trends 2017

March 7, 2017BLOG, TOP 5 2 Comments

These things are so this year. We present our top 5 graphic design trends you may or may not have noticed already. Woah, they are so hot…!   1. Light typefaces Forget ‘in your face’ big and bold – it’s all about light and dainty. Don’t hard sell to your customers, give them the lighter touch. … Read More

Tell us what you think of our new-look website!

March 3, 2017BLOG, NEWS 2 Comments

Red Onion has grown. We’re now bigger, and hopefully of course, better. The new look allows us to have dedicated pages for our wide range of design specialisms. Also, the capabilities of WordPress are forever improving, and now was the time to update. Not all areas are fully-functional, so we’ll be introducing new pages as … Read More

Success for new university alumni magazine

December 14, 2016BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with the University of Essex to produce their alumni magazine, Essex Effect. Red Onion fought off strong competition to redesign the title. The objective was to engage with the wide age range, and diverse interests of the alumni readership – whilst taking on board the strong and evolving … Read More

Red Onion brochure printed

July 13, 2016BLOG, NEWS 2 Comments

Our Red Onion booklet is hot off the press – highlighting all the reasons why clients should choose us. We’ve got plenty to give away, so drop us an email if you’d like a copy posted to you.

Hub, Hub, Hooray!

June 7, 2016BLOG, NEWS No Comments

This week Red Onion is at the Hearst Creative Hub – along with some very talented designers. An excellent hard-working team, and a lot of fun. It’s situated in the heart of London’s trendy Soho district.

How to create a responsive Adobe Muse website

May 11, 2016BLOG, DIGITAL, USEFUL No Comments

Adobe Muse CC 2015 is software that allows designers to create visually impressive websites with very little coding knowledge. It also has the added benefit of parallax scrolling – where items on the webpage move or animate as the user scrolls down or up. Adobe Muse is only suited to smaller or one-off websites. It comes … Read More

Job Openings at Red Onion Design

March 7, 2016BLOG, JOB OPENINGS No Comments

We’re always on the lookout for people with design talent in the field of magazine layout, illustration and websites. Get in touch if you’re interested. Also, perhaps you’re skilled at website coding, writing, sub-editing, editing (offering advice and taking on projects remotely) or marketing (such as selling advertising). We’re also happy to receive information from printing … Read More

Phaidon launches travel magazine

December 17, 2015BLOG, CASE STUDIES, NEWS No Comments

Red Onion worked closely with the team at Phaidon to create this digital magazine. In the mix were Creative Director Andy Cowles, Editor Mat Smith and Publisher Inca Waddell. The project was unique as it utilised a double-page cover, which is perfect for the online platform – and rarely seen this way. The feedback internally … Read More

Red Onion uses video to promote print

December 15, 2015BLOG, NEWS No Comments

It’s a first for Red Onion as we combine our video-making and print skills to create a well-rounded social media campaign. We designed a captivating booklet aimed at 12 to 18 year olds – and we were thinking of a way to build excitement about it. This is where Keynote OSX came in – it … Read More